This year's winner of the Eisner award for Best Anthology, Dark Horse Presents has been one of ComicsAlliance's favorite titles since it was relaunched in 2011 to continue the classic and influential series' tradition of showcasing emerging talent alongside some of the greatest writers, artists and cartoonists mainstream and underground comics has to offer. Each issue comes with quirky, undiluted excursions into the minds of uniquely talented creators, usually with immersive new
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Vertigo continues its recent tendencies to reclaim titles of DC Comics anthologies of yore with the announcement of Time Warp, a new/old title to debut next March that'll showcase stories by "comic book greats and up-and-coming stars of tomorrow."The title was announced at MTV Geek, with creator
After first gaining widespread recognition on the fantastic Top Shelf espionage series Pistolwhip (with writer Jason Hall), Matt Kindt has been on a run that's made him one of my favorite stars in the comics medium. With his uniquely impressionistic cartooning, subtle watercolors, intuitive sense of
It's going to be a lovely July, when Dark Horse beautifies new comics racks with illustrations by such auspicious artists as Peter Bagge (Reset #4), Massimo Carnevale (Conan the Barbarian #6), Gilbert Hernandez (Fatima: The Blood Spinners #2), Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT), and J.P. Leon and Rafael Grampá (The Massive #2). Naturally there are some great comics behind the images, including some by Brian Woo
So why did DC Comics choose 52 as the number of titles to promote as part of their "New 52" reboot/relaunch/PR offensive? I'm beginning to think it might have been because there are 52 cards in a deck, and, like a deck of cards, the New 52 creative teams are always being shuffled. Acco
TV: AMC has ordered 16 new episodes of The Walking Dead for the show's third season, which is three more than the first two seasons. New episodes from the show's current second season kick off on February 12.
Movies: Conan the Barb
For those of you keeping up with Vertigo's must-read Sweet Tooth only in the modestly priced collected editions, you may be delighted to learn that writer-artist Jeff Lemire has completed more than 20 issues of the dystopian saga. The author of Essex County is prolific in
Endowed with a talent similar to Jack Kirby and Jeff Lemire in that he can draw the double-rainbow dickens out of a wide range of characters and make them all become immediately recognizable as creations from his portfolio, Matt Kindt stands out on the convention sketch and commission circuit. The graphic novelist behind such works as "Revolver" and "Super Spy" has proven himself on more th
I think most people have a pretty active fantasy life. You know what I mean--where you daydream about being a thinly veiled version of James Bond or Superman or beating up your boss or being the president
When it comes to peripheral DIY merchandise, Matt Kindt knows how to do it up right. The creator's been dealing out "Super Spy" "cyanide" breath mints for awhile now, but his new Giant Man Mini Comic Spy Capsule might be his most charming offering to date.
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